Friday, February 10, 2012

Dahlia

Needles: US 4







I enjoyed knitting this but think I could have gone down another needles size as the stitches were very loose on the needle. When this was blocked and finished, I first tried it on with a tank underneath, but it kept slipping off my shoulders. Then I put a long sleeve T on underneath and it felt much better. I'll still try to wear it with a tank or t-shirt (the t-shirt might help it from slipping) as it will be a nice cardi for the spring or cool summer evenings - ha ha, who am I kidding we NEVER get 'cool' summer evenings here in TX!!!

8 comments:

lincannon said...

Very very nice, you make me want to make it, next. Love the way it turned out

Sam said...

Wow that is pretty! Going to have to add it to the list :)

Julie said...

that sweater looks absolutely stunning!!! what a gorgeous colour, and a perfect fit. Love it!

yodafatkitty said...

I have this in my queue over on Rav 'cause it's really gorgeous!
You did a great job!
Love the color.

KnittingsMyBag said...

I am so glad I saw these photos!!! I have this pattern and have wanted to make the sweater but was wondering how it would look "closed" since the photos in the magazine aren't that good. I love Heather's designs though and I can proceed with confidence that it will come out great!! Thanks so much. Your's is so lovely!!

amanda said...

Very nice Denise! Don't think I would have a shortage of cool evenings to wear this in the UK! :D

Ann said...

Looks great on you !

Rebecca said...

I love this! I think I have this pattern in my favorites but I wasn't sure what I thought of the front with the flap. But from your photos it looks beautiful. I'm convinced to knit it!